Citizens Initiatives & People's Veto

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Citizen Initiative Petition Submitted to the Secretary of State for Certification

Deadline for SOS to issue decision: March 4, 2020

TITLE: Resolve, To Reject the New England Clean Energy Connect Transmission Project


Issued: October 18, 2019

Filing Deadline: April 18, 2020


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Citizen Initiative Petitions Currently Approved for Circulation

Title:  Ch. 539, Public Laws of 2019, An Act To Implement Ranked-choice Voting for Presidential Primary and General Elections in Maine

Ballot Question:  Do you want to reject a new law that would require presidential elections in Maine to be decided using ranked-choice voting?


Issued: February 3, 2020

Filing Deadline: 90th day after Final Adjournment of 129th Second Regular Session


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TITLE: An Act Regarding Collective Bargaining Relating to Teachers


Issued: February 4, 2020

Filing Deadline: August 4, 2021


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TITLE: An Act To Clarify the Eligibility of Voters


Issued: August 26, 2019

Filing Deadline: February 26, 2021


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TITLE: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax and Temporary Registration Plates



Issued: June 4, 2019

Expires: December 4, 2020


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TITLE: An Act To Create Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Persons Convicted of Certain Sex Offenses Against Victims under 12 Years of Age



Issued: June 27, 2019

Expires: December 27, 2020


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TITLE: An Act To Prevent Female Genital Mutilation



Issued: August 31, 2018

Expires:  February 29, 2020


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TITLE: An Act To Require Employers To Provide Earned Paid Sick Leave to Eligible Employees



Issued: October 29, 2018

Expires: April 29, 2020


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Historical Summaries: Citizen Initiated Questions, 1910-date - Provided by the Law and Legislative Reference Library